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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Long days and warm nights awaken the city. The list of neighborhood festivals is endless. As is the great music that brings us together in parks and parking lots. We brewed our Session IPA to be easy drinking and endlessly refreshing, so you can enjoy every encore. Bright note of fresh oranges and other citrus fruit with a mild body that is crisp on the palate.

Admin Note: Although this is similar to Forcone, Goose Island assures me this beer is a different recipe for large scale release in 2014 evolved from that original batch for Pitchfork Music Festival 2013.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewHaMeister (429) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2014
12oz bottle pours a clear golden amber with a thick pillow head that dissipated quickly with nice lacing. Aromas of dank, Mary Jane, citrus, spruce, floral, resin, and clove. Flavor is medium bitter with a peppery finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (501) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2016
Hazy straw color with moderate activity. Foamy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with poor legs. Flavors of pineapple, orange, sweet grains, coriander, piney herbal spices. Lots of fruity sweetness, with a moderate dose of bitter hops. Slick full body with crispy carbonation. Medium strength finish, lingering roasted malts, piney and grassy hops, with faint caramel. Not too intense, quite accessible. Tasty flavors, good freshness, nice session feel. Overall very good quality craft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (1180) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2016
can. Poured clear amber with a rocky white head. Big orange citrus aroma. Light-medium body, active carbonation, quick refreshing finish. Flavour is sweet and citrusy, notes of wheat malts and bitter citrus peel, bold hops but not over powering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10522) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with small white head that lasts. The aroma is wet biscuit and citrus. Medium body with wet hop and citrus, light finish, good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2323) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Pours clear golden with lots of foamy head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity and floral. Flavours of grapefruit, some resin some cereal, some mango. Taste light/med bitter light sweet. Lighting body with reasonably aggressive bitterness in the finish. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FounderMerlin (1) - - AUG 1, 2016 does not count
Poured from can. Golden to slightly brown. Thin head. Light, fresh, lightly fruity aroma - citrus. Taste very close to aroma, heavy on the citrus for a moment. Balanced bitterness. Little palate. Very light & refreshing IPA. Nothing special but very enjoyable in summer heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bozo_skeleton (1029) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 23, 2016
Blonde doree, grosse carbo, collet epais et persistant Aromes tres axes sur les resineux, le pin Des notes orangés arrivent ensuite en bouche, mince, pas trop de profondeur

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RxForHealth (180) - - JUL 16, 2016
Nothing objectively bad about this session IPA but it's kind of boring. Pours a bright dark yellow with not much head but some nice lacing. Crisp aroma. Weak on the tongue. Some hops but it's mild for an IPA. Nice pleasant finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2016
Light gold. Has a slightly citrusy hop nose. Light pale malts and there’s a floral citrusy element. Ok IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5950) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
Can: Poured a bright yellow color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy and fruity hops is quite nice ne enticing. Taste is a nice mix of juicy and citrusy hops with some light dry notes and minimal bitterness. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed APA with great flavours and balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
2016-06-18. Orange body nice off white head. 3+ Aroma of orange and grassy hops. Flavour is lightly bitter, light fruit notes, orange and green hops. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Decent. 7/3/7/3/14 On tap at the Beaches, BBQ and Brews Festival, Toronto, ON.

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